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Re: [TF-DI] web of things discovery

From: Soumya Kanti Datta <Soumya-Kanti.Datta@eurecom.fr>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:06:59 +0200
Message-ID: <20150623190659.jec7aa0lwckco400@webmail.eurecom.fr>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: Public Web of Things IG <public-wot-ig@w3.org>
Excellent Dave. I am doing a survey for technology landscape and could  
not agree with you more on the fact that we need to simplify discovery.

Thanks again

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Quoting Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>:

> Hi Soumya,
> I?ve added a subsection on simplifying discovery to the wiki page at:
>    https://www.w3.org/WoT/IG/wiki/Discovery_TF#Simplifying_Discovery  
>  <https://www.w3.org/WoT/IG/wiki/Discovery_TF#Simplifying_Discovery>
> This is becoming an increasingly important requirement for the   
> implementation work on web of thing servers, where I would like to   
> include an API for discovery, along with an integrated discovery   
> agent that can support multiple techniques for discovering things   
> under the control of a policy file of some kind.  This agent could   
> talk to other agents to expand its effectiveness. The aim is to   
> simplify discovery for regular script writers by handing the   
> difficult work over to system programmers and a distributed network   
> of discovery agents.  Discovery is tightly coupled to privacy,   
> authentication and access control.
> Progress will be dependent on identifying a range of informative use  
>  cases, so this is where we need to invite help from the Interest   
> Group and beyond.
> ?
>    Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org <mailto:dsr@w3.org>>

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